As the month of October starts, people really start to think about what they want to be for Halloween. There are so many choices that it can feel hard to decide. Do you want to wear the same old black cat lazy Halloween costume, or do you want to wear a trendy Halloween costume that has grabbed the public eye this year? Did this question even need to be asked? Of course you'd prefer a fun, trendy costume! We know that witch costumes, astronaut costumes, pirate costumes and the like are perennially popular, so instead we're taking a look at the most popular character costumes. (There may be a few oddballs thrown in if something made them trendy for this year, of course!) Keep reading to see our picks for the hottest Halloween costumes for 2018!
Dressing up for Halloween is a decision not to take lightly. No matter your age, your costume choice can say a lot about you. Are you on top of pop culture trends? Are you a master crafter, a DIY guru? Do you like memes or—groan—punny costumes? Or do you have more of a simple approach? You know the ones: they do as little as possible to be still be considered wearing a costume. (Listen Linda, a football jersey with jeans doesn’t count anymore!) We were as shocked as you to find out that not everyone in world thinks about their Halloween costume months in advance. Lucky for you, we DEFINITELY do that. We’ve come up with some Halloween dress up ideas for both kids and adults to help you plan for your big party.
Just because it's Halloween doesn't mean you have to pick a spooky Halloween costume. There isn't a hostess with the most-est alive that doesn't secretly hope someone will arrive in a show-stopping, jaw-dropping, knee-slapping hilarious costume to break up the sea of spooks and superheros. Not only will you have every person on the floor laughing, crying and maybe peeing a little, you're sure to win the best costume contest. Whether you go as a funny couple or just yourself you'll have so much fun being the life of the party. We've got some great ideas to help get your started on your search for the funniest costume.